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Dog rescued by Westminster cop adopted into police family

As a little girl, Westminster Police Communications Supervisor Sonia Kelly would find stray dogs wandering her neighborhood and hope to make each one a new family pet. “I used to drive my parents...

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Guest columnist Erin Runnion: Glorify the victims, not the killers

Editor’s note: Orange County-based Erin Runnion is a nationally known child safety advocate who launched the non-profit The Joyful Child Foundation following the abduction, sexual assault and...

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Sometimes you’ll catch these two Garden Grove Police officers horsing around

Clop clop clop Clappety clop Clop. The sharp, hollow sound of horse hooves on pavement startles a man at a gas station at a busy intersection in the Anaheim Resort district. He looks up and sees two...

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Huntington Beach police get creative to reduce alcohol-involved fatalities

The group of officers enter the bar and immediately, everyone looks a little nervous -- except for the bartender, who welcomes the group with a smile. Within minutes, the patrons of Sunset Beach’s...

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Huntington police officer works with student safety in mind

Huntington Beach Officer Derek Young hopes he’ll never have to use the plan he spent years working on. Until two years ago, there was not an official school plan in place to handle critical...

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Newly promoted Garden Grove Police sergeant is ready for his close-up

Jonathan Wainwright has a theory. “As cops, we’re all actors,” the newly promoted sergeant at the Garden Grove Police Department says. “You just need to know when to turn on (the cop...

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Westminster Police train teachers to be First Care Providers

When Rachel Partida became a teacher at Westmont Elementary 11 years ago,  learning how to handle a gunman threatening her class or how to treat a bullet wound are skills she never thought she’d...

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Car stop in Orange leads to arrest of Anaheim residential burglary suspect

A traffic stop in Orange on Friday led to the arrest of an Anaheim man suspected in a residential burglary in Anaheim Hills on Jan. 21, 2014. Nathan Christopher Duc, 25, was booked at the Anaheim...

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Video: Huntington Beach police arrest drunken driver after cruise on city pier

Oh, alcohol -- helping people make poor choices for centuries. Huntington Beach police witnessed a stellar example of how alcohol prompts bad decisions at about 10:40 p.m. Thursday night when a...

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Don't drink and drive: A super smart reminder ahead of Super Bowl Sunday

Police agencies in Orange County are reminding the public ahead of Super Bowl Sunday that if you decide to drink alcohol, don't get behind the wheel of a vehicle. Both the Fullerton Police...

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